After starting the season unranked, Mackie McDonald will enter the NCAA singles tournament as the No. 6 seed. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)
After starting the season unranked, Mackie McDonald will enter the NCAA singles tournament as the No. 6 seed. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

No. 2 UCLA men's tennis finished the season 25-3 after a loss to Oklahoma in the NCAA quarterfinals, but the Bruins accomplished several historic milestones. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)
No. 2 UCLA men's tennis finished the season 25-3 after a loss to Oklahoma in the NCAA quarterfinals, but the Bruins accomplished several historic milestones. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men's tennis' quarterfinal match against No. 11 Oklahoma came down to a duel between junior Joseph Di Giulio and the Sooners' Andre Biro. Di Giulio lost 6-3, dropping six out of the last seven games in the third set. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA men's tennis' quarterfinal match against No. 11 Oklahoma came down to a duel between junior Joseph Di Giulio and the Sooners' Andre Biro. Di Giulio lost 6-3, dropping six out of the last seven games in the third set. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Karue Sell dropped a close first set tiebreaker before storming back to win 6-7, 6-3, 6-0. The senior clinched a quarterfinal berth for No. 3-seeded UCLA after its 4-2 win over Stanford. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)
Karue Sell dropped a close first set tiebreaker before storming back to win 6-7, 6-3, 6-0. The senior clinched a quarterfinal berth for No. 3-seeded UCLA after its 4-2 win over Stanford. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Martin Redlicki and his partner dropped a close doubles match against Stanford in Ojai. The Bruins' need a strong start to get a fourth win against the Cardinal. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)
Sophomore Martin Redlicki and his partner dropped a close doubles match against Stanford in Ojai. The Bruins' need a strong start to get a fourth win against the Cardinal. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

No. 3 UCLA swept Weber State and USD to reach the round of 16. A fourth meeting with Stanford stands between them and a quarterfinal berth. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Q&A: Blogger Bobby Knight talks NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament

The 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Tournament is underway, with the round of 16 set to begin Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. No. 3-seed UCLA takes on Stanford after defeating Weber State and University of San Diego in the first two rounds, so Daily Bruin Sports held a Q&A with college tennis blogger Bobby Knight to discuss his thoughts on the bracket and predictions for the tournament. Read more...

No. 3 UCLA swept Weber State and USD to reach the round of 16. A fourth meeting with Stanford stands between them and a quarterfinal berth. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Senior Karue Sell routed USD’s Jaan Kononov 6-0, 6-1, in under an hour to secure UCLA’s first singles point. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Senior Karue Sell routed USD’s Jaan Kononov 6-0, 6-1, in under an hour to secure UCLA’s first singles point. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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